For Antiseizure Med: Don't Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks For Antiseizure Med: Don't Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks
Although lamotrigine is"still a good drug" in epilepsy, it ' s crucial to take special precautions in high-risk groups such as older patients and those with cardiac conditions, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Lamotrigine for treating anger in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder - Thompson SI, El-Saden SM.
Lamotrigine is an antiepileptic drug that was Food and Drug Administration approved in 2003 for use in the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder to delay the time to recurrence of new mood episodes. The mechanism by which lamotrigine achieves its the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Studies show increased risk of heart rhythm problems with seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) in patients with heart disease
. FDA now requiring studies to evaluate heart risk across the drug class (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 8, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Studies Show Increased Risk of Heart Rhythm Problems in Patients with Heart Disease
FDA review of study findings showed a potential increased risk of heart rhythm problems, called arrhythmias, in patients with heart disease who are taking the seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal). (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 31, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Studies show increased risk of heart rhythm problems with seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) in patients with heart disease
. FDA now requiring studies to evaluate heart risk across the drug class (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 31, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

More Reassurance for Certain Antiseizure Drugs in Pregnancy More Reassurance for Certain Antiseizure Drugs in Pregnancy
Further evidence supporting the safety of lamotrigine and levetiracetam has come from latest results from the MONEAD study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 11, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Task Force Tackles FDA Lamotrigine Cardiac Risk Warning Task Force Tackles FDA Lamotrigine Cardiac Risk Warning
A joint international task force has issued an advisory to address concerns arising from an FDA warning of cardiac risk in patients taking the antiseizure drug lamotrigine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Serotonin toxicity following suicide with citalopram and lamotrigine: a rare case report and literature review - Dorooshi G, Zoofaghari S, Meamar R.
We describe a case of serotonin toxicity in a 17-year-old woman, secondary to suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

CHM review the available safety data for use of epilepsy medicines during pregnancy
The Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) has reviewed the available safety data for epilepsy medicines use during pregnancy. The review confirmed that lamotrigine (Lamictal) and levetiracetam (Keppra) (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Maternal Use of Valproic Acid Linked to ASD, ADHD in Offspring
THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2020 -- Maternal use of valproic acid, but not lamotrigine, is associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder-associated impulsive aggression treated with lamotrigine - Sablaban IM, Sivananthan M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news